glance 1 of 2

as in glimpse
an instance of looking especially briefly she was about to say something rude, but her mother silenced her with a glance

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glance

2 of 2

verb

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as in to bounce
to strike and fly off at an angle the basketball glanced off the rim her wild pitch glanced off my shoulder and landed in the dugout

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as in to peek
to take a quick or hasty look just glanced at the instructions before assembling the bike glanced over his shoulder to see if she was still there

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“Glance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glance. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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